Liquid Sky (1983)




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Liquid Sky has "future cult film" written all over it, but that's no crime, is it? Anne Carlisle, who co-penned the screenplay, plays a dual role: she is both a male and a female punker, both lesbian and homosexual. The female Carlisle has the power to make her lovers vanish through the sheer force of sexual energy. The male Carlisle is...well, you'll want to see this anyway, so watch the film and find out. Somehow everything in the plot is contingent upon the arrival of a UFO, which is … More

Rating: R
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Slava Tsukerman, Anne Carlisle
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 15, 2000
Zfilms Inc

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Critic Reviews for Liquid Sky

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (4)

Liquid Sky is an odd, yet generally pleasing mixture of punk rock, science fiction, and black humor.

Full Review… | April 11, 2007
Top Critic

Anne Carlisle, who stars as both the model and her creepy male counterpart, projects a disturbing and original aura of opaque, ingrained despair.

Full Review… | April 11, 2007
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

A bizarre, often hilarious melee of weird drugs, weird sex and off-the-wall camp SF.

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

[This] film, with a heroine who is sometimes a hero and who is apt to show up in a red corset with matching red-and-blond skunk hairdo, can hardly be for everyone. But the right audiences are bound to appreciate the originality displayed here.

Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
Top Critic

Knowingly kitsch, Liquid Sky uses the most basic effects and featuring music and fashion that were cutting edge at the time, it now looks fashionably retro.

Full Review… | May 30, 2007
Empire Magazine

Liquid Sky is one of the forerunners of the quirky American independent movement that exchanged substance for style, and, love it or hate it, is a true original.

Full Review… | May 30, 2007

Audience Reviews for Liquid Sky


This was meant to appeal to that warhol-ish, "fuck me, im original." crowd. but if this was a book, and it looks like it might have been, then it wouldn't be very shocking at all since the characters talk like the kids in the hall in one of their bitchy, whatever sketches. your brain has to have a hole in it big enough to shove applesauce into with a wooden spoon if you have any hope of knowing what the fuck the movie means. anyway, its nice and pretty. and original and shit... once you see it you'll realize "oh, so Lady Gaga DID'NT come up with the idea for those ugly stupid costumes?"

Coxxie Mild Sauce

Super Reviewer

Completely bizarre disjointed collection of psychedelic scenes can't even really be called a film at least in the narrative sense.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer


A bit too many rape scenes for my taste, otherwise I would've given this a full three stars. The theme song was awesome.

vieras esine

Super Reviewer

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